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DLA Distribution News

Sept. 11, 2015

Oklahoma deputy director receives Blacks in Government Award

Augustus Mays, DLA Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., deputy director, was one of two DLA Distribution employees honored with the 2015 Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service Award Aug. 25. The award honors military members and Department of Defense civilian employees who have supported the DoD mission and whose attributes best epitomize the qualities and core values of their respective military service or other DoD component.

Sept. 11, 2015

Norfolk’s Stubblefield wins Global Distribution Excellence: Transportation Management Civilian of the Year

Kareneshia Stubblefield, distribution process worker at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Transportation Management Civilian of the Year for her work in the distribution center’s Intermodal Hub.

Sept. 9, 2015

DLA Distribution Expeditionary team provides support at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Since May of 2014 the U. S. Army has called upon the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary team to support the Army’s Brigade Combat Team drawdown and reorganization/inactivation and Forces Command Unit Equipment Reuse Work Group Expanded initiative.

Sept. 9, 2015

Norfolk’s Kang’ea named Supervisor of the Quarter

Edwin Kang’ea, supervisory traffic manager at DLA Distribution Norfolk, Va., has been named Supervisor of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015 for his superior performance in leading and executing the functions and tasks of the organization’s Traffic Management Division.

Sept. 8, 2015

Puget Sound’s Coleman wins Global Distribution Excellence: Material Management Civilian Supervisor of the Year

Anne M. Coleman, materials examiner/identifier supervisor at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Puget Sound, Wash., has been awarded Global Distribution Excellence: Material Management Civilian Supervisor of the Year.

Sept. 8, 2015

DLA Senior Enlisted Leader visits DLA Distribution

Defense Logistics Agency Senior Enlisted Leader Army Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin made his inaugural visit to DLA Distribution on Aug. 28 to learn how the organization performs storage and distribution functions for the military services and other key customers.

Sept. 4, 2015

Anniston’s Adderhold wins Global Distribution Excellence: Safety Civilian of the Year

Barry Adderhold, safety management specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Anniston, Ala., has been awarded the Global Distribution Excellence: Safety Civilian of the Year award for leading the Anniston team to achieving ISO 14001:2004, an Environmental Management System audit.

Sept. 4, 2015

Susquehanna’s Wright retires from Navy service

As an 18-year-old Ohio native, David M. Wright decided to become a nuclear electrician and serve on submarines, standing the watch in the silent service. Nearly 28 years later, on Aug. 27, Navy Supply Corps Lt. Cmdr. Wright stood in front of family and coworkers to be honored for his service and to be recognized by Army Col Corey A. New, the DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., commander.

Sept. 3, 2015

Army’s 6th Medical Logistics Management Center visit DLA Distribution

To discuss synchronizing medical logistics through planning, supply chain integration, and requirements development, the Army’s 6th Medical Logistics Management Center visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution on Aug. 28.

Sept. 3, 2015

Tobyhanna’s Finlay receives Global Distribution Excellence: Security Civilian of the Year Award

Jeffrey Finlay, security specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., has received the Global Distribution Excellence: Security Civilian of the Year Award for his contributions towards exceeding DLA Distribution’s security goals.

Sept. 2, 2015

DLA Distribution Susquehanna commander makes first visit to Troop Support

The commander of nearby Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania made his first visit to DLA Troop Support Aug. 26.

Sept. 1, 2015

Branch recognized with Blacks in Government Award

Charita Branch was one of two DLA Distribution employees honored with the 2015 Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service Award Aug. 25. The award honors military members and Department of Defense civilian employees who have supported the DoD mission and whose attributes best epitomize the qualities and core values of their respective military service or other DoD component.

Aug. 31, 2015

Norfolk’s Little Creek detachment supports humanitarian mission in Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

In a humanitarian aid mission to the island nation of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in maritime Southeast Asia, Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5's Construction Civic Action Detail built two bridges to enable safe river crossings that isolate villages in Leimea. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., and its Little Creek, Va., detachment assisted the Seabees in the short-notice and cost-effective transportation of wire rope cable to the location.

Aug. 28, 2015

Inaugural DLA Distribution Organizational Day and FMWR Summerfest held at Susquehanna installation

On Aug. 19, employees and residents of the Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna attended the inaugural DLA Distribution Organizational Day & Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Family Summerfest.

Aug. 28, 2015

Oklahoma City Voluntary Protection Program Coordination Team wins Team of the Quarter

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., Voluntary Protection Program Coordination Team has been named Team of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015 for their outstanding safety and VPP support to all of DLA Distribution Oklahoma City.